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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00
This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children?s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts at understanding, constructing and navigating the world. The... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 24.92
Kinder und Jugendliche in Schulen und Kitas sind vielfältigen Risiken ausgesetzt. Neben den entwicklungsbedingten Aufgaben können gesundheitliche, soziale, behinderungsbedingte oder psychische Belastungen bestehen, deren Auswirkungen sich in der weiteren Entwicklung, im Erleben und im Verhalten von Kindern und Jugendlichen manifestieren. Das Buch stellt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This volume examines the emotional world of the early childhood classroom as it affects young children (whose emotional wellbeing is crucial to successful learning), educators (for whom teaching is never a solely cognitive act), parents, and administrators. In a culture where issues such as bullying and teacher burnout comprise major challenges to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Taking the body as a locus for discussion, Rachael S. Burke and Judith Duncan argue not only that implicit cultural practices shape most of the interactions taking place in early childhood curricula and pedagogy but that many of these practices often go unnoticed or unrecognized as being pedagogy. Current scholars, inspired by Foucault, acknowledge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of assessment should be the student. To achieve this in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95
This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A ? Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of how it was first conceived Explores its implications... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 114.00
Volume 47 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of gender in educational, contexts and outcomes. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including sexism, race and gender issues, sexual orientation, single-sex education, and physical education. Each chapter... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
What factors contribute to students’ lasting success? Much research has explored the impact of the first year of college on student retention and success. With the new performance-based funding initiatives, institutional administrators are taking a laser-focused approach to aligning retention and success strategies to first-year student transition... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00
Meet calls for increased quality and understand accreditation expectations Author Linda Suskie is internationally recognized for her work in higher education assessment, and she is a former vice president of a major regional accreditor. In Five Dimensions of Quality: A Common Sense Guide to Accreditation and Accountability in Higher Education she... more...